Language Proficiency Requirements
All applicants are required to submit a certificate of language proficiency that meets the minimum requirements. If the language certificate mentioned above is lacking, the application package will be regarded as an incomplete package and cannot be processed.
If you are applying for a program that is conducted in Chinese, you are required to submit a Chinese proficiency certificate at CEFR A2 (Waystage) or above.
For example: Test of Chinese as a Foreign Language (TOCFL): Band A Level 2. Please refer to Chinese Proficiency Test Comparison Chart here and please note that we only recognize the result from the tests listed in the chart.
If you are applying for a program that is conducted in English (including English-taught programs and programs with sufficient English courses to satisfy graduation requirements), you will need to submit an English proficiency certificate at CEFR B1 (Threshold) or above.
For example: TOEFL iBT: 42; IELTS:4; TOEIC: 550; GEPT: Intermediate. Please refer to English Proficiency Test Comparison Chart here and please note that we only recognize the result from the tests listed in the chart.
Applicants who are from an English-speaking country are exempted from providing a English proficiency certificate. Please see our list of English-speaking countries here.
Please note that the language proficiency required by each department may vary. Specific requirements of each department/graduate institute can be found at Current Program or Admission Handbook for International Degree Students.